Christmas Bowl Gouge

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Project by MarineGator posted 01-16-2013 02:29 PM 863 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife got me a bowl gouge for Christmas from Thompson tools and I have rewarded her with a few candy dishes or salt bowls or whatever she wants them to be.

The first is a mystery wood that I got at my woodturning club. Someone told me it might be spalted Florida pecan. Either way it had beautiful grain. The second is a small box elder bowl. The third is from a West Indian Mahogany branch that was lying in my dad’s backyard for 2 years. I have used it for a number of things as it has fantastic color.

-- If you ain't a Gator, you must be Gator bait.

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#1 posted 01-16-2013 02:30 PM

Great Job!

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#2 posted 01-16-2013 03:18 PM

Very nice. The last one looks a lot like a bowl I made from Irish Yew a few weeks ago.
Keep up the good work.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#3 posted 01-16-2013 04:34 PM

Good job, awesome wood

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 01-16-2013 05:30 PM

Looks super

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#5 posted 01-16-2013 09:55 PM

Fantastic set of bowls, love the color esp. the 3rd one. Great job on making their beautiful wood grain pop.


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#6 posted 01-28-2013 04:01 PM

What finish did you use on those bowls? They are great looking!


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#7 posted 01-28-2013 05:37 PM

Thanks everyone. I still have a long way to go.

Poisson, the finish is just Danish Oil and Wipe-on Poly. I haven’t tried finishing any of these on the lathe yet.

-- If you ain't a Gator, you must be Gator bait.

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